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a met your exploded over russia this morning and over 100 people were hurt from flying glass from the sonic boom that was created from the 10-ton rock. then an asteroid passed closer to earth closer than a lot of our satellites. steve has more. >> imagine nasa spent over a year tracking that asteroid waiting to for it to get its closer point today to be outshined by the met your. the images coming out of russia are almost unbelievable. imagine seeing this bright flash on your drive to work this morning. the shock waves shattering glass, damaging buildings and injuring hundreds of people it exploded over central russia. an 11-year-old described ates pretty cool. inside nasa described it this way. >> it formed four and half billion years ago but it spent most of its life outside the asteroid belt. >> the blast in russia almost overshadowed the earth's close call with the asteroid, a 150-foot chunk of rack, big enough to create a crater similar to these craters caused by asteroids striking the moon. >> the good news is we've been tracking this
." >> panic in russia today as a flaming meteor explodes with the force of an atomic bomb. glass shattering everywhere, walls coming down and 1,000 people hurt, including at least 204 children. in what scientists call a crazy coincidence it happened on the same day they expected another larger asteroid to have a very close call, relatively, with earth. more on that in a moment. first the wild scene in russia. the white hot meteor lighting up the sky at speeds topping 35,000 miles an hour. the traffic camera gives a sense of the blinding light. it's a wonder the drivers were able to stay on the road. the scene creating such chaos some thought it was the end of the world. that was only the beginning. the light sent curious people running to the windows. witnesses described an eerie silence then boom. >> [screaming] >> meet meteorite exploding in the sign sending an atomic shock wave across town. look at how much power it packed. surveillance cameras catch the explosion blowing out a garage door, another camera caught an office window blowing out. that happened over and over in town. watch aga
, lightning strikes at the vatican, another. and then the meteor in russia, it came in a flash and a big bang, but as mary snow reports, maybe we shouldn't have been that surprised about it. >> reporter: it came out of nowhere. the bright streak in the sky up long enough for people to catch it on camera as it lurched toward earth and exploded. a deafening boom followed. the sonic boom shattered glass. at least 1,000 people in the bulls eye of the falling meteor were injured. it's a bombing says this man, people didn't know what to make of it. meteorites are reported to have scattered across three regions of russia. there's one reportf a chunk smashing a hole in a frozen lake. as frightening as it was, scientists say it's not that rare to have meteors falling out of the sky. what's not common is when they hit largely populated areas. >> small bodies like that hit the earth regularly every year there's probably several. mostly over oceans and happened over the pacific ocean somewhere, maybe a ship might have seen it. >> reporter: the curator at the american museum of natural history. he says th
to an issue of intense friction between the united states and russia. the adoption of russian children by americans. authorities in texas are investigating what's described as the suspicion death of a 3-year-old boy adopted from russia. russia's foreign ministry blames the death last month on inhuman abuse. david mattingly is following the developments for us. lay out the details. >> what we know about the boy and the parents is not much today, but we do know that the boy and his brother were both adopted and living in the same house in texas. officials there say that the buy was found unresponsive and that his mother called 911. that happened on january 21st. that was just days after his third birthday. >> what are texas and u.s. government officials saying about this case? >> well, texas officials are looking into this because they are compelled to investigate any death of a young child that is not natural or is unknown. so there was an automatic investigation that was triggers here. they call is suspicion. they could hurry this up, but under normal circumstances we may not have the
there in russia. a special asteroid viewing party is planned later tonight here in oakland at the chabot space and science center. they are going to have telescopes to be able to see that asteroid and scientists an astronomers on hand to talk about it. the party starts at 7:00. >> i bet after this meteorite shower in russia, a lot of people are probably going to head out to watch the asteroid. >> and around the world you see all that video coming in now. we'll probably see more. that was coming in screaming at about 33,000 miles per hour and then starts to come apart. but that compression as it's moving through the atmosphere caused that shock wave and all that damage. >> if you are in russia and you don't know what's going on and you see this, you're thinking it's the end of the world. i can see that. the good news this latest asteroid that's supposed to be approaching the earth about 17,000 miles away. that's close but not as close. >> good. >>> around the bay area we are looking at lots of sunshine coming our direction. it looks like high pressure still o
busy but no major stalls or accidents to slow you up. kristen? eric? >> developing news from russia. more than 725 people have been injured after a meteorite over siberia 950 miles east of now last night. video from youtube shows most mostly bright lights before it broke up. the public of injured is grow as if you reports come in from small towns in the area. katie marzullo will have a live more in 30 minutes. >> right now, an elementary school is ready to re-open this morning after a late night shooting left one dead. our reporter joining us live from hillside elementary in san leandro. amy? >> the campus is closed and the kids the be allowed to return to school and there will be a crisis team here if the kid want to talk about what happened on their campus. friends and fell of the victim turn this campus into a memorial last night holding a vigil for the 19-year-old. the college student was shot to death on wednesday night before 9:00. investigators say he may have been playing a dice game on the hillside elementary school campus before he was killed. his mother says he didn't hav
after a scene straight out of the movie of armageddon as russia is hit by a meteor strike sparking an explosion with the power of an atomic bomb of. welcome to "america live," what a friday, everyone, i am h megyn kelly. a bright light scene racing across the sky as the ten-ton meteor enters earth's atmosphere travelling at least 33,000 miles per hour. imagine looking up and seeing this. this video of a roadway showing, look at the sky lighting up, bright white as a large fireball explodes. the sonic blast shattering windows, shards of glass and debris rain down on panicked local and that's how most of the injuries happened. up close to a thousand people injured. and some thinking the worst, thinking the world was coming to an end. (scream (screams) >> a flash of light and three minutes after a loud blast happened and people started to panic. and somebody screamed, the end of the earth! reminded me of action movies like terminator 4. the light was very bright, looked like a very bright sun and lasted for three seconds and three minutes later, the blast happened. >> megyn: can you
which we'll continue to follow throughout the day. we'll have much more, from russia, coming up later in this half hour. >>> breaking news does not stop there. also from overnight, the nightmarish vacation cruise is finally over for all of those passengers who have been stuck onboard "the triumph." >> some boarded buses for new orleans or texas. while others settled into hotels in mobile, alabama. all in search of a hot shower and warm food. marci gonzalez join us from mobile, alabama. good morning, marci. >> reporter: here it is. the carnival cruise docked. and hours later, all of the relieved passengers were finally off the ship. dry land at last. carnival "triumph" passengers chrissing the ground as they leave what's been their miserable cruise ship prison. >> the sewer kept backing up. people would slip and fall in it. the smell was terrible. >> reporter: the stench and lack of electricity drove many of the 4,000 people onboard to live and sleep in a kind of shantytown on the ship's deck. a nightmare that began sunday, when a fire knocked out the ship's engines, leaving the
. aaron and eun back to you. >> we're staying on top of breaking news out of russia. the emergency ministry telling nbc news that some 500 people are hurt after a meteor shower sent debris crashing to the ground. >> we've been all over video pouring into the newsroom of that meteor. you can see it causing a huge streak across the sky, a light. russia's academy of science weighed it in at about ten tons and entered the atmosphere at 33,000 miles per hour. doctors say they were almost hundreds of injuries there suffering from cuts, from broken glass that resulted from the sonic boom from that meteor. we'll continue to follow this. bring you the latest throughout the morning. >>> we're continuing to follow breaking news out of south africa. olympic sprinter oscar pistorius is charged with murder for the death of his girlfriend reeva steenkamp. prosecutors there say they will seek a premeditated murder charge against him. pistorius' first court appearance ended a little more than 30 minutes ago. the judge delayed the bail hearing until next week which means pistorius will remain in cus
appreciate it. ? or gal lat particular news, a meteor lit up the skies over eastern russia. the blinding light was followed by a series of deafening explosions. listen to this. an expert tells cnn that the debt nation appears to be the equivalent of roughly 300 kilotons of tnt. that is about the same magnitude of a nuclear blast. the impact on populated areas is widespread and historic. the concussion shattered windows. at least 1,000 people are hurt and cnn's mary snow is keeping track of it and there's a lot to keep track of. this is unbelievable, isn't it? >> it is. and frightening. you showed incredible video. more continues to come in. the scene was surreal has the meteor struck sending off mass confusion. meteors scattered over three regions of russia with reports of damage to about 3,000 buildings. it came out of nowhere. the bright streak long enough to capture on camera as it lurched towards earth and exploded. a deafening boom followed over russia. the sonic boom shattered glass. at least 1,000 people in the bulls eye of the falling meteor were injured. it's a bombing, says thi
russia. >>> and a 14-year-old killed in the east bay. we'll talk to her grandmother -- at noon. ao >>> fears that the world was coming to an end after an explosion over russia injured a thousand people. good afternoon. i'm tori campbell. the meteor that streaked across the sky and exploded over russia earlier today had the power of an atomic bomb. its sonic blast shattered countless windows. ktvu's lorraine blanco joins us from the newsroom to let us know that broken glass injured a lot of people. lorraine? >> reporter: almost a thousand people, tori. the reason for that in many cases, people saw the brilliant light, ran to their windows to see what it was and within a minute their windows shattered with the sonic bomb. it reminds many of us of a scene from a sci-fi movie. but the very real damage from this 11-ton meteorite shocked people around the world. >> translator: after the flash nothing happened for about three minutes and then we rushed outdoors. >> reporter: about a thousand people suffered injuries, mostly from shattered glass. the space rock about the size of an suv ent
™. and the world. but why didn't scientists see it coming >>> a fireball meteor sounds shockwaves around russia and the world. why didn't scientists see it coming? >> plus on the attack again. the hunt for a man who randomly punches women on the street. >> and smoking often gets a bad rap, but there's another vice being blamed for cancer rates. >> we'll get to that russian meteor in a bit. >>> first our meteorologist has more on something we saw in our own skies! >> 7:42, more folks than normal looking up to the sky. and we had a pretty significant meteor occurrence right here over the bay area. ball park 7:42, 7:43. meteors are a common occurrence. but tonight more people were looking up because of the big asteroid and because of this higher interest because of what happened in russia last night. some of the comments here "i feel lucky to have seen it." another one, "this was the most impressive i have ever seen." >> something we should be aware of. >> one would think this is all tied together. folks that do this for a living say no. these are just random occurrences. >> i hope they're right.
, stunning a canadian hockey player, now living in russia. >> i hear this loud bang! i live in a 24-story building on the 23rd floor and i looked up and the lights are shaking. i hear car alarms going off. it was just incredible. >> reporter: a zinc factory was badly damaged with a roof and wall collapse. meteor strikes with such a large impact are rare. edward lawrence for cbs news, los angeles. >> some scientists say the meteor over russia had nothing to do with the massive asteroid that came close to earth about a half hour ago. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in our newsroom and cate, i guess some don't agree. right? >> reporter: that's right, frank. the asteroid though as you said passed by earth a little over half hour ago and nasa says it's the closest one of its kind to approach our planet. we did a little digging to get more information on it. it's known as 2012-d.a. 14. the asteroid is 150 feet and destined for earth's backyard. experts say this is not to be confused with russia's meteor. >> the european space agency has run the videotape ba
as it knocks down the door. a canadian hockey player now living in russia described it like this. >> i hear this loud bang! i live in a 24-story building on the 23rd floor and all of a sudden i looked up and the lights are shaking and i hear car alarms going off. it was incredible. >> the meteor streaked across the sky at 33,000 miles per hour rocking a mountain range about 900 miles east of moscow. in total about 3,000 buildings were damaged. the worst was at this zinc factory where the roof completely collapsed. all of this damage was caused by a meteor about the size of an suv, too small for anyone to know it was coming. >> these things happen once every few decades of the centuries. as bad as that was, keep in mind that this happened over one of the more remote places on the entire planet. just imagine, derek, if this had happened over a very populated place like manhattan with all those skyscrapers just made entirely of glass. what would have happened there? all that glass would have exploded or imagine if it had happened here in d.c., scary stuff. >> i think folks would have said the
, the olympian. >>> still ahead, the danger from outer space. reaction from russia's close enkousht with a ten-ton meteorite. you're watching "andrea mitchell reportings" only on msnbc. i wanted to call on a few people. ashley, ashley marshall... here. since we're often all on the move, ashley suggested we use fedex office to hold packages for us. great job. [ applause ] thank you. and on a protocol note, i'd like to talk to tim hill about his tendency to use all caps in emails. [ shouting ] oh i'm sorry guys. ah sometimes the caps lock gets stuck on my keyboard. hey do you wanna get a drink later? [ male announcer ] hold packages at any fedex office location. >>> in south africa olympian oscar pistorius sobbed openly in a south african court today as he formally was charged in had the murder of his girlfriend. a sports icon in hits country, pistorius made history as the first double amputee track athlete to compete in the olympic games. joining me now is mary core i willo with nbc sports who knows him well, profiled oscar pistorius at his home last summer for "rock center" and has been follow
a first look at a possible impact site for meteorite fragments. this is a picture from a lake in russia -- you can see the hole in the ice. kron4's charles clifford has more on the area impacted by the crash of the meteorite. the meteor entered the atmosphere around 9:20 am local time in russia. it's estimated that it made a shallow entry travelling at about 40,000 miles per hour, or eleven miles per second. russian scientists have said they believe the object was about 49 feet in diameter and possibly composed of iron. for about 30 seconds, the meteor streaked through the russian sky 1000 miles east of moscow and 50 miles west of the town of ??, which is near the ural mountains. based on video of the meteor, it's believed that the rock broke apart about 20 miles above the surface. scattering smaller meteorites across an area about 490 miles in diameter. at least one piece hit a russian lake and other chunks may have fallen into kazikastan, which lies to the south. in the newsroom, charles and this isn't the first time a large meteor has struck russia. in 19-08, a meteor the size of a b
cannot stop talking about. a meteor strike in russia that injured hundreds and scared the masses. today cnn tries to get to the site where one of the meteor's pieces supposedly landed. i'm don lemon. that story in less than 90 seconds. first we want to get you up to speed on the stories making headlines this hour. a truck bomb killed at least 78 people today in a marketplace in central pakistan. nearly 200 others were wounded. police say the explosives were packed in a water tanker and detonated by remote control. the attack is just the latest in an ongoing campaign in violence against shiite muslims in the region, which is overwhelmingly sunni. at the vatican, cardinals could mean sooner than expected to begin the process of choosing a new pope. the conclave can start as soon as all 117 cardinals are in rome. when benedict xvi steps down at the end of the month, he is going to his summer residence while work is finished on his new home inside the vatican compound. >>> in detroit, icy roads and snowy squalls have led to the multicar pileups across that area. according to affiliate wxyz,
snchts breaking overnight, hundreds hurt in russia after a fireball crashes to earth. >>> plus: >> we kissed the ground. we were so happy to see that ground. >> stuck at sea for days. this crippled cruise ship finally reaches dry land. reaction from relieved passengers as fox 5 morning news continues right now. >>> good morning to you. live look outside right now. it's february 15th. happy friday, everyone. we made it to the end of the week. cold end to the week. good morning to you, i'm wisdom martin. >> and i'm sarah simmons. before we get to weather, we begin with a story breaking from overnight in russia. look at this. a meteor crashes through the atmosphere about 1,000 miles east of moscow. you can see it's caught on tape by a driver here. well, the spectacular images show it exploding right there into a fireball with bright flashes and breaking up into smaller meteorites and leaving a white con trail. >> those are some amazing pictures. those meteorites left damage in six cities in russia. particles caused one factory roof to collapse. 500 were injured, mostly windows t
than a century to hit the planet. this one crashed in russia. 1,000 people were injured from shards of flying glass and debris. tonight we have learned there was no warning. more on that from nasa in a moment. we begin with kirit radia in moscow. >> reporter: it came out of nowhere. a bright speck in the sky, soon streaking across the horizon, followed by an almost apocalyptic scene. a blinding flash of light, and then all hell broke loose. [ explosion ] dizzying explosions, shattering windows, knocking these office workers to the ground. these students were lucky, protected by curtains from the flying glass. and these men barely escaped the blast. [ explosion ] in the streets -- pandemonium. terrified residents thought the world was ending. people started to panic. somebody screamed, the end of the earth, he says. the chaos of the meteor captured on cell phones and the dashboard cameras of cars, so popular here in russia. the blast was so powerful, it knocked down a wall at this factory. in all, over 1,200 people were injured, mostly from broken glass. 3,000 buildings damaged, over
to say after finally reaching land. >> plus, panic in russia as a meteor streaks through the sky. hundreds are injured but it wasn't from space debris. coming up. >> reporter: a wild police car chase through city streets ends in five people being injured. we'll tell you how it went down next. a huge fireball over russia hu meteor showe >>> thousands every passengers on the cruise from hell are finally back on land. >> a huge fireball. hundreds injured by a meteor showers. scientists caught off guard. >> mild weather around the bay area. get ready for a warm day ahead. we'll talk about that coming up. >> so far things look good on 880 between oakland and san leandro. a look at your friday morning commute coming up. >>> good morning, everyone. it's friday, february 15. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. nearly 5:00 now. and some developing news some wild news an amazing video this morning from russia. here it is! a meteor shooting across the skies shortly after sunrise. the video is already up and on youtube. amazing
. it is caught on tape. [explosion] this happened 900 miles east of moscow in russia. happened in broad daylight too. good morning, everybody. there is lot to talk about this today. i'm bill hemmer. plenty of stuff. welcome on a friday morning. welcome to heather. >> i'm heather nauert in for martha maccallum heather: it create a shock wave. it bloke glass for hundreds of miles. lots of people were hospitalized. bill: it is so pure because it is day time. there are so many shots of this too. you can see the traffic moving through the street. they say sometimes when this happens, it will happen over the ocean or over the sea. and you don't get the same images. heather: you never know about it. bill: but this is a big city now. happened in a big russian city in the ural mountains, hours before a asteroid buzzes either to the closest on record but we're told there is no connection. greg palkot has more in london. what do we know about this event, greg. >> reporter: amazing amateur video we've been watching as you folks at that i can take it in as well. it happened in a russian city 130 miles east o
is. this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> tonight more amazing video of a meteor exploding over russia with the force of 20 atomic bombs. the new details that are surfacing about the fireball, the damage and the panic. >> and definitely a vacation to remember, unfortunately the memories won't be good ones. hear from passengers stranded for days in the heat and stench aboard a crippled cruise ship. ♪ i'm a single lady ♪ so put your hands up ♪ . >> if you blinked, you missed out. outraged fans demanding answers from ticketmaster after another beyonce show in d.c. sold out in one minute. >>> but we begin with winter weather tonight. today's warm temperatures are not sticking around this weekend unfortunately. in fact, we're seeing rain tonight and some areas are getting snow. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm brian bolter. down to gary mcgrady we go monitoring the very latest updates. >> thanks, guys. cold front is coming through. ahead of that some showers and some snow. we're not worrying about any lakes with this particular outbreak of snow -- accumulation w
from russia, coming up. >>> a lot going on for you on this friday morning. friday, february 15th, a special edition of "starting point" begins right now. >>> good morning, thank you so much for being with us. the cruise nightmare is nearing ab end this morning. as thousands of people finally begin their journey home. . >> what a journey. we're in mobile just in front of the carnival cruiseline "triumph." hours ago this cruise pushed by those four tug boats making sure this thing was in line as it pulled here in mobile. a steady stream of more than 4,000 people, finally got off. all relieved to be off the listing, the stinking ship after enduring brutal conditions here for five long days. it was the sound passengers waited five agonizing days for, the horn, signaling the carnival "triumph" had finally arrived in port. cheers ending days of misery. >> happy to be home. >> wonderful to be home. >> passengers headed to a hot shower and warm bed. leaving their well documents vacation from hell behind. many heaping praise on the cruise in the process. >> they served us with smiles and
in "the newsroom." >> don't like this. >> meteor shower breaking overnight, amazing pictures out of russia. hundreds are injured as fragments of the meteor slam into earth. >>> plus -- >> it was kind of crazy. >> tired but ready to get on a bus and go get a shower, be in a place where the toilet flushes. >> i just really want a bed. >> reporter: sweet home alabama, back on land, the cruise from hell finally over for thousands of weary vacationers. >>> also, charged. prosecutors arguing the so-called blade runner olympian committed pre-meditated murder, reportedly shooting his girlfriend four times through a bathroom door. >>> plus this. >> don't you just love it? >> love what? >> tiffany's. >> reporter: it's "breakfast at tiffa tiffany's" not breakfast at costco. the discount warehouse known for gallons of mayo and bulk packs of underwear selling what they say are tiffany rings. the people behind that little blue box calling costco out this morning. "newsroom" starts now. >>> good morning, thank you so much for joining me. i'm carol costello. we begin with the shock and awe of a meteor sho
flared over the skis of russia triggering a shockwave that that you ared over a thousand, the bay area experienced an unusual light show. ktvu's allie rasmus asked nasa about the activity. >> reporter: kids were captivated by the activities, but many parents had questions and concerns about recent cosmic activity. >> it gives you the opportunity to get the big picture and see what is happening out there. >> reporter: first was the asteroid that struck russia creating a sonic boom that injured thousands. later in the day people watched afterroid ad-13 skim by. and mittt minutes after that, a much smaller meteor created a flash seen across the bay area. >> it was a cosmic coincidence. a lot of times they want to know if they are related and i tell them they are not related. >> thee in one day and makes up workmanship if the next one is around corner. >> reporter: three cosmic objects passing by or into earth in one day isn't unusual, but what is rare that they all passed over populated area and were recorded and shared with a worldwide audience. like the video on youtube of yesterday'
smashes into russia and it doesn't only smash into russia. it smashes as the biggest fall in 100 years and that last one in tunguska in 1908 was only 3,000 miles from this one. that's the longest astronomical hole in one you can possibly imagine. >> the video was incredible. >> reporter: incredible. >> i want to ask you, like, how often does this sort of thing happen asteroids and meteorites? how often do they come this close to earth? >> reporter: welsh the one that happened this morning, you know, was the biggest one since 1908. we got a fireball at least once a day but most of the time it's over the ocean. something this big doesn't happen more than once in a century and the near miss something like this near miss, about once every 40 years, elizabeth. >> wow. all right, brian hackney, thank you. >>> you can see more of that amazing video of the meteor as well as the photo gallery of its path of destruction on our website, cbssf.com. >>> new details on the assassination threat against state senator leland yee. the man who turned his home into a
-800-progressive. >>> hundreds hurt when a meteor slams into russia. >> the size of a house. >> it was a sunrise of biblical proportions, a sky full of fire and brimstone. >> home at last, passengers from that crippled cruise ship finally back on land. >> i am hungry and in need of a hot shower. that's all i want is a hot shower. >> brings a whole new meaning to the term poop deck. >> carnival will have a lot of work to do to do away with the damage it's done to its reputation. >> oscar pistorius broke down in tears as the charge of murder was laid against him. >> a terrible crash this downtown san francisco. >> what's in that box, what's in that drawer? >> a delicate search continues in the south bay. >> bomb techs are going through this house room by room sifting through junk that's piled four feet high looking for bombs. >> investigators believe that crash and rob as we're calling it lasted perhaps about a minute. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "eyewitness news this morning." >> your realtime captioner: linda marie
will be picked up by 6:00. and bart and mass transit getting off to a good start. >> in russia, 500 are injured after a stunning meteorite show. it happened 950 miles eat -- east of now. official say most of the injured were hurt by breaking glass. did you hear the "boom"? 14 have been hospitalized. it is believed the meteorite broke apart and fell in several places causing all the explosions. people in the it was a war zone. search teams have found three large pieces of meteorite debris so far and 10,000 police officers are looking for more. emergency officials have not reported any deaths. katie marzullo will have a live report with more in 30 minutes. >> students are ready to return to san leandro school that was shut down while police conduct add murder investigation on campus. amy is live with the latest on that story. amy? >> hundreds of children return here today. to them, this place is school. to friends and fell of the victim this is the place where they lost their loved one and held a vigil for him here the scene school last night. 24 hours after he was killed here. investigators are
-fi movie. a meteor blazed across parts of the skies in russia and exploded with the force of an atomic bomb. many sent to the hospital and hundreds were hurt. we begin the coverage at 5:00 with a look at what happened from fox's greg pal cot. >> reporter: this amateur video catching the meet yore speeding to earth at more than 33,000 miles per hour. turning to a massive fireball overhead in just seconds. the explosion lightings up the early morning sky cameras from all across this russian city 1,000 miles from moscow catching the rare event. on their cell phones including a sonic boom breaking through earth's atmosphere. the amazing event also a destructive one. explosion of the meteorite showering the city below with fireballs. shattering windows and damaging buildings. nearly 1,000 people were hurt. most of the injuries minor though. folks struck by debris and broken glass. [ speaking foreign language ] >> after the flash something happened for about three minutes. then we rushed outdoors. i was not alone. i was there with katya. the door was made of glass, a shock wave hit us. >> reporte
minutes. here is what's going on right now. sonic booms rocking russia after a meteor streaks through the sky. the shockwaves shattering windows will. russia's state news agency saying more than 1,000 were injured. this happened on the same day that a huge asteroid is flying extremely close to the earth. bill nye the science guy will explain what's going on in just a couple of minutes. >>> pretoria, south affair characterization oscar pistorius formally charged with murder. prosecutors will prove he planned to kill will his girlfriend. he wrobroke can down in tears i the courtroom today, his agent telling cnn that he rejects the charges in the strongest terms. more details on that. we'll be live from south africa in just a few minutes. >>> and hugh go sigh chew go h to have a tracheotomy and cannot speak now. he also released this picture of president chavez in a hospital bed surroundedhave a tracheotom speak now. he also released this picture of president chavez in a hospital bed surroundeda tracheotomy and now. he also released this picture of president chavez in a hospital bed sur
mcclain, back in action, going out on a mission. it takes place in russia. he's trying to make amends with his grown son, jack. he finds himself wrapped up in this plot and they have to fight bad guys and shoot 400 people. take a listen. >> and bruce willis is 79 years old. >> get out of the way! sorry, ma'am. knock knock. >> that's right. rotten tomatoes, the crowd loves this one, 82%. critics, 13% from the critics. but the series has been around since 1988 was the first "die hard." i love bruce willis, i'm going to check it out. yippy kiya, mother russia. >> i'm working on "escape from planet earth," a 3-d animated space adventure. this is a cute movie. it's about a guy or an astronaut, he gets trapped by going to help a known alien -- dangerous alien planet. his brother has to come help him. we're talking about brendan frazier, ricky gervais, sarah jessica parker. so take a listen. >> freeze. >> who's next? >> okay, i love you guys. >> all right. so the good news is, there aren't a whole lot of reviews out there just yet. but there is one quick review that basically says, it's fami
to a completely different space incident happening in russia where you had fireballs streaking across the skyline, crashing to earth after this meteor explodes as centers our atmosphere. the shock wave from that sonic boom shattered windows. look at the pictures. threw people under desks. buckled buildings. injured at least a thousand people. chad myers is here and just so i'm, first of all, crystal clear, because my first thought is this is odd, we're talking about this asteroid shaving -- buzzing past earth and now this meteor, totally unrelated. >> completely unrelated. one from the south. this came in from the north. completely different paths. it just happened to happen on the same day. >> that's odd. >> it really is odd. i know. >> the difference between an asteroid and a meteor is -- >> that it is an asteroid when it hits the earth's atmosphere it turns into a meteorite or a meteor. it hits the ground, it is a meteorite. an asteroid is sitting out there waiting to hit the earth. so it is really this thing was an asteroid. then it turns into a meteoroid when it is going to approach and get
cleanup has begun now in russia after a space rock exploded there on friday. it happened the same day a different asteroid hit earth. could the two be related? we'll talk to an expert about what's happening in the skies. >>> then, a stunning fall from grace for the former mayor of san diego. maureen o'connor was the city's first female mayor. this morning the headlines are about her gambling habit to which she won and lost $1 billion over a decade. her excuse for doing it may surprise you. >>> we do want to begin this morning with that carnival cruise ship. a passenger has filed a first lawsuit against the cruise line company. mark potter is in mobile, alabama, with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. that lawsuit was filed in miami by a passenger from texas seeking damages. she accuses carnival cruise lines of negligence and fraud and says that she was "injured as a result of the unseaworthy, unsafe, unsanitary, and generally despicable conditions in "aboard" the "triumph." a spokesperson says the company has not seen the lawsuit and cannot comment. meantime,
russia. is there a connection? >>> and it's happened. carnival creuise lines slapped with its first lawsuit. >>> and authorities investigate the motive for a shocking killing that could send this olympic hero to prison. >>> first, california authorities say it appears suspected cop killer christopher dorner took his own life, following through on his promise not to be taken alive. autopsy results showed dorner died from a single gunshot wound to the head. dental records do confirm it was his body found in a burned out cabin on tuesday following that week-long manhunts. we will have more on this case and what may have happened to the million-dollar reward, where it's going ahead. >>> half a world away, authorities are looking closely at a possible motive in the horrific killing of a top model who was found dead at the home of her boyfriend, olympic hero oscar pistorius. he sobbed uncontrollably as he was charged with premeditated murder in the death of his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp. he is now in jail. we'll go to south africa for the latest on the case in a few. >>> president obama
happened in russia, you didn't need a telescope, just a pair of eyeballs and the ability to look up. it was hard to miss this fireball streaking across the early morning sky over the ural mountains in russia. this is east of moscow. various video cam remarks some cell, some mounted dash cams captured this brilliant streak of bright light as it left a long plume of smoke in its wake. scientists estimate this weighed ten tons and was traveling at a wicked 33,000 miles an hour, so large, so fast, it created a shock wave as it flew overhead that blew out windows, even collapsed part of a factory roof. almost 1,000 people were injured, mostly by flying glass. >> very likely it would have been a larger lump of rock that broke up in the earth's atmosphere. the rock comes in from space, hits the earth's atmosphere, that decelerates it, puts stress on it and it's likely to fragment into lots of pieces. i think that's what happened. >> scientists believe that russian meteorite exploded into smaller pieces before hitting the ground. there's also an asteroid out there, not going to hit us, just
a speeding meteor on a crash course in russia. an extraordinary start to a day headed for the cosmic history books. good morning, the rare event captured the world's attention but unfortunately it caused major destruction and injuries. almost a thousand people are hurt in the aftermath of the meteor exploding over siberia, 950 miles east of now. abc7 news and katie marzullo is live with new dramatic video. >> the video of the meteor streaking across the sky is incredible enough. now we are seeing how dangerous the moment it entered the atmosphere was from a new point, almost a direct hit, a man walking through a warehouse is barely missed by a large glass window exploding right if his path. elsewhere, a giant door is ripped from the structure as easy as tearing a paper from a pad and the destruction is not from the immediate danger of the meteor but from the boom. >> there will be a sonic boom as it heats up and that will break the glass. >> flying glass caused most injuries 1,000 people have sought treatment and dozens are in the hospital. the russian academy of science estimates that the i
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